More religion, or less?

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Here is how Americans have, over the past decade, responded to Gallup’s question about whether they want organized religion to have more or less influence in their nation. What’s the interpretation?

influence of religion.gifI’d say the relevant correlation is with the politically party of the president. When POTUS is a Republican, there’s a drift toward wanting less religious influence. When POTUS is a Democrat, it’s the other way around. Happy Prayer Breakfast day, Mr. Obama.